ASB Classic Semi-Finalists update

Four Semi-FInalist at ASB Classic.

Top seed and world No 4 Elena Dementieva(Russia) has moved through to the semifinals of the 2009 ASB Classic beating fifth seed Shahar Peer(Israel) 6-3 6-1 in stifling conditions.

Frenchwoman, Aravane Rezai, who beat Romanian,  Edina Gallovits 6-3 6-2.  Rezai will be playing Dementieva first up on centre court on Friday.

British No1 Anne Keothavong had an easy road to the last four with Japanese qualifier Ayumi Morita withdrawing after sustaining a leg injury. Keothavong won the first set 6-0.

Unseeded Elena Vesnina has beaten second seed Caroline Wozniacki in three up-and-down sets in the quarterfinals of the 2009 ASB Classic.

Vesnina won 6-3 0-6 6-3 to make her third career WTA Tour semifinal.  She will now face Britain’s Anne Keothavong in the semifinal.


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